Epidendrum andres-johnsonii Hágsater et E.Santiago 2013 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum photo © by E. Gandolla The Epidendra Website

Common Name Andres Johnson's Epidendrum [Argentinian Orchid Conservationist 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Missiones Argentina and into Mato Grosso do sul and Minas de Gerais states of Brazil at elevations around sealevel to 500 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, erect when young, arching by the weight of the inflorescence, straight stems carrying 14, alternate, articulate, narrowly elliptic, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, paniculate, 10" [25 cm] long including the 1.2" [3 cm] long, thin straight peduncle hidden by a prominent tubular bract, laxly 40 to 50 flowered inflorescence with a basal, ovate-lanceolate, acute bract and much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaerum 13 Plate 1408 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide;